Meaning of 汤

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(Trad.: 湯)
Pinyin: tāng
English Definition: soup; hot or boiling water; decoction of medicinal herbs; water in which sth has been boiled
Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (water) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words:
汤块 [ tāng kuài ]: bouillon cube
一颗老鼠屎坏了一锅汤 [ lǎo shǔ shǐ huài le guō tāng ]: lit. a piece of rat feces spoiled the whole pot of soup (idiom); fig. one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch
三拗汤 [ sān ào tāng ]: san'ao decoction (TCM)
以汤沃沸 [ tāng fèi ]: to manage a situation badly (idiom)
八珍汤 [ zhēn tāng ]: eight-treasure decoction, tonic formula used in Chinese medicine
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